All posts by Erin Holden

Female Trouble and Pink Flamingos

Make your way to Ann Arbor for a double feature that is both divinely filthy and divinely dark. John Waters classics, Female Trouble and Pink Flamingos, are the most satisfyingly uncouth ways to start your holiday off the right way. 7:30-11:30pm | Tuesday, December 10 8 Ball Saloon, 208 S First St., Ann Arbor, MI.

Whiskey Making at Levi & Lilac’s

The Red Shoe Society is hosting a charity event for Ronald McDonald House Charities that will have you more than willing to give of your time and money— whiskey making at Levi & Lilac’s. Don your ugliest sweater to win prizes, and sign up for classes like holiday cocktail-making with Noble Oak’s Double Oak Bourbon

Yin with Jen

If you’ve never heard of yin’s restorative benefits, Jen at Toledo Yoga can introduce you to the practice. The Candle Light Yin session offers 75 minutes of breathing exercises and meditation that can be quite helpful when preparing to spend hours with your relatives. Sure, you love them, but a little yin could help to

Motor City soul food

Feast on a variety of soul foods at Cutz Lounge, a modern barbershop with vintage vibes that also features a quaint cafe. Known for their live music, jazz nights, and broad community appeal, this Soul Food Fest joins other Cutz’ events that you won’t want to miss. $10 | 3-6pm | Sunday, December 8 Cutz

Toledo Night (Holiday) Market

One of our favorite markets embraces the holiday season with a gift-wrapping station, a free hot chocolate bar and festive decor. Walk around with your hot cocoa or craft beverage as you shop for gifts for family and friends. Purchase a #419communityconnections t-shirt to wear to the event if you want a chance to win

Multimillion-dollar investment

North Star BlueScope Steel in Delta has made the largest single investment in Fulton County history with a $700 million expansion of its steelmaking operation, increasing the plant’s capacity to 3.3 million tons per year. The expansion has created 90 emerging positions at the company, primarily in the fields of electrical, mechanical, and operational capacities.